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Discover 20 places to see in Trapani

Admire the most beautiful places of Trapani and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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San Lorenzo Cathedral

The Church is noted for its original eighteenth-century Baroque façade consisting of arches. The upper part of the façade, no Crown, is decorated with Ionic pilasters and presents, on the right side, a tower with a Spire covered with polychrome majolica.

Inside you can admire a painting of a crucifixion attributed to Van Dyck.


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via Garibaldi

Pedestrian walk, lined with historic buildings and churches.


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Church of the souls in purgatory (Trapani)

The Church of the souls in purgatory is a church in the city of Trapani.
Important for Catholic worship, is home in the year of "20 sculptural groups" of the procession of the mysteries, during Holy week.

Description

Located in piazzetta purgatory. Begun in 1688 to designs by don Pedro Castro, while the façade of 1712, the architect Tan Giovanni Biagio Amico which is buried in the Church. ,

Within the plan is a Latin cross with three naves. Is divided into two tiers and adorned with twelve stuccoed stone statues of the twelve apostles and Jesus, built by Charles Obi. The momentum of the central pa


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Dark door and clock tower

Porta Obscura is the oldest town gate, the only remaining of the four old town centre of Trapani access. Opens onto the Via Torre arsa, built in the 15th century. XIII at the behest of James of Aragon. the clock tower, is an astronomical clock designed and crafted by master Tan Joseph Mahmoud on in 1596. The marble used was extracted from the quarry Rizzuto (Valderice).
Formed by the "Sun" and Dial from the meet, where the big hole is in the Center and represents the planet Earth. The two dials are handmade with a border in blue water
depicting the sky.


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Torre di Ligny

It was built in 1671 on the orders of the Captain General of the Kingdom of Sicily Claude Lamoral, Prince of Ligne (Belgium) during the Spanish domination of Sicily. Inside was established in 1983 the Museum of prehistory, now called Museo civico di Ligny Tower, ground floor with prehistoric and archaeological room marina.


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Castle of Earth

The Castello di Terra (English: Land Castle) is a castle in Trapani, Sicily. It was originally built in the late 12th century, and was modified over the years until the 19th century. The castle is now in ruins.

History

The Castello di Terra was built in around 1186, and was expanded in the second half of the 14th century and modified again in the 16th and 17th centuries. The castle was originally located at the mouth of the channel linking the Tyrrhenian Sea to the port.
Parts of the castle were converted into barracks in the 19th century. The barracks were demolished in the 1970s and their site


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Palazzo della Giudecca

The Palazzo della Giudecca, or Judaic quarter, is an ancient Palace of Trapani.

History


The building was built by the family of bankers Hall between 1300 and the beginning of the end of 1400. Cultural Center of "Giudecca", the Jewish quarter of Trapani, circa 1485 was home to a school of Talmudic studies.
After 1492, with the expulsion of the Jews from Spanish dominions, came into the possession of the family Ciambra (16th century), which owes its unmistakable diamond rustication architecture plateresque Catalan derivation. Located in via Giudecca, in the old Jewish quarter of Giudecca (Jurèca in


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Palazzo Milo Salina barons

Palazzo Milo Barons of Salina (now Pappalardo) was built in the late 17th century. Of particular interest is the entrance portal with its majestic Portal-balcony.


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